Origin of weakness
SYNONYMS FOR weakness
Related formsnon·weak·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for weakness
In fact, experts in airport security have long worried about this weakness.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Koenig apologies for what she seems to treat as a sign of weakness.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End|Emily Shire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A situation like the current one is likely to accentuate his weakness.After the Israel Synagogue Massacre: A New Intifada?|Michael Tomasky|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hollywood, in particular, has always had a weakness for helping its own.
So Kimberlin turned on Walker, quickly discovering his weakness.
She spoke of her weakness, and the parson drew out her moan.There and Back|George MacDonald
Marie's nerves had given way, and she lay in a chair sobbing with weakness.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
To take things without violence is a sign of weakness in Samarra.Caught by the Turks|Francis Yeats-Brown
"It's no use crying for the moon," she decided, blinking hard lest she should betray symptoms of weakness before her juniors.For the Sake of the School|Angela Brazil
If a bear, big or little, has one weakness in this world it is just honey.The Wolf's Long Howl|Stanley Waterloo
British Dictionary definitions for weakness
Idioms and Phrases with weakness
see have a weakness for.